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Retreat Dharma Talks

Buddhist Contemplation


2001-05-11 (10 days) Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2001-05-11 Opening Talk: Refuges And Precepts 45:36
Ajahn Amaro
Offering reflections on the form of retreat and the meaning of the refuges and precepts.
2001-05-12 Personality View 60:52
Ajahn Amaro
Offering reflections on the Buddhas teaching regarding self view; how it arises and how it is overcome through insight.
2001-05-13 Nothing Is Everywhere 66:59
Ajahn Amaro
Ajahn offers reflections on the myth of the adversary practicing with the Four Noble Truths.
2001-05-15 Listening To The Inner Committee 1:29:41
Ajahn Amaro
A sharing of ideas about an alternate form of self view, helpful especially in terms of depersonalizing emotions.
2001-05-16 Investigate Down To The Core 66:09
Gloria Taraniya Ambrosia
Through meditation practice, we become more skilled at identifying what we are experiencing, opening to it with a loving heart, and examining it with an eye to insight. When we connect fully with what we feel, the heart is not troubled and the nature of experience is apparent.
2001-05-17 Investigating George W. Bush Mind 64:23
Ajahn Amaro
A talk discussing how to apply investigation in practice and how to skillfully use thought to explore Dhamma.
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